After Microsoft worked with other security firms to take down this malware, it’s back and it’s claimed 4️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ victims in one day alone.
It only gets worse from here.
Now, it can scan and try to embed itself into a computer’s start-up sequences.
That gives it even more control over your systems and makes it almost impossible to remove.
So what does this mean for you?
You can’t take cybersecurity for granted. The firewall in your Windows computer or your antivirus might help, but it’s not enough to stop a threat like this.
One of the best ways to stop ransomware from becoming a problem is by being careful. Learn to recognize and avoid phishing emails that are designed to trick you and offer training so that your coworkers can do the same.
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